GLIMPSES Of SUNSHINE And SHADE In The FAR NORTH or My Travels in the Land of the Midnight Sun. Alaska, Lulu Alice Craig.

GLIMPSES Of SUNSHINE And SHADE In The FAR NORTH or My Travels in the Land of the Midnight Sun.

Cincinnati: The Editor Publishing Co., 1900. 1st edition (Graff 901; Soliday II, 257; Streeter VI: 3607; Wickersham 2012). ix, [1], 123, [1] pp. Illustrated with a color frontis, portrait, 2 inserted color plates & 10 b&w plates (from photographs). Tailpieces. 8vo. 8-1/2" x 5-3/4". Original orange cloth with gilt stamped lettering. Binding dull with bump to board fore-edge & 1 cm ink stain to above front board title lettering. POI to ffep. PO pencil notes to rfep. Book size chart affixed to rear paste-down. Withal, a VG copy of a scarce book on the subject. Item #29340

Account of the author's trip to the Klondyke with her brother & family in January of 1898, spending the winter of 1898-1899 in West Dawson. Streeter terms her account "excellent", and specifically notes her passage over the Chilkoot Pass on March 2nd & her trip down the river from Linderman to Dawson.

And while some words on gold fever will be found, the author notes in her preface she intentionally dwells more on Alaska itself, rather than the mines that were the initial impetus for the journey.

Price: $275.00

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